The Effectiveness of the EcoTeam Program in the Netherlands

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The EcoTeam Program was created by an international environmental organization called the Global Action Plan for the Earth and is used to foster sustainable behaviour within house…

Using Television Modeling to Reduce Energy Consumption in Roanoke,Virginia

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Winett, R. A., Leckliter, I. N., Chinn, D. E., Stahl, B., & Love, S. Q. (1985). Effects of television modeling on residential energy conservation. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 18, 1, 33-44.
A literature review was conducted to identify behavior change tools that could be useful in reducing residential energy consumption. These behavior change tools were then incorpor…

EnerGuide for Houses

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EnerGuide for houses is a new energy evaluation program developed by Natural Resources Canada. Its purpose is to help homeowners understand their homes current energy use and iden…

Using Commitment to Reduce Energy Consumption in Iowa City

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Pallak, M.S., D.A. Cook and J.J. Sullivan (1980). Commitment and Energy Conservation. In L. Bickman (ed.), Applied Social Psychology Annual 235-253, Beverley Hills, Ca: Sage.
First, a literature review identified public commitment as an effective tool for behavior change. In order to further investigate the effectiveness of commitment, this tool was in…

Looking for Examples of Audit Reports

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Xavier Van Roy Brussels March 19, 2009 08:16 AM
Does anyone has any good exemple of an ideal report of an home audit? It is to present them to new auditors in Belgium. Xavier Van Roy Bruxelles Environnement Belgium

House Characteristics and the Effectiveness of Energy Conservation Measures

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Clark, Kim E; Berry, David (1995). House characteristics and the effectiveness of energy conservation measures. Journal of the American Planning Association , 61, 386-395.
Many communities are engaged in residential energy conservation programs. However, there is little documentation on how the effectiveness of such conservation programs varies w…

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